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What Authors and Readers Need to Know About eBooks

Anne Hill | Posted 06.17.2011 | Books
Anne Hill

The smart money says that things will get worse before they get better. Publishers will have to start thinking more like software start-ups. Are you ready for some aspirin yet?

Apps for Parents: New Children's Tales by VivaBook Are Worth Exploring

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Greg Archer

I quickly found myself chucking my "hatred" for things like iPad books. I'm a sucker for "heart." There's a lot of "heart" here. There's also a lot of fun.

Best eReader May Not Be An eReader

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I have a lifelong friend -- let's call her "Mom" -- who used to sneer at the very notion of e-books. Then she got an Amazon.com Kindle as a gift and s...

New Book App Lets You Read And Walk Without Tripping!

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We all know what happens when you walk and look at your phone at the same time: accidents happen (seriously, click here to laugh). Well now, you can a...

Disney Publishing Hits One Million Book App Downloads

eBookNewser | Dianna Dilworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Disney Publishing has crossed the one million downloads mark for its book apps globally from the App Store. This includes apps downloaded for the iPad...

Publishing Perspectives: Is eBook Lending Bad News?

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The past two days we've looked at e-book lending options for libraries. In today's installment, author Author Marcus Sakey, notes, "As an author, I ma...

Book, Video, eBook:

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an eBook Summit talk, Vook CEO Brad Inman and Perseus Books Group online marketing director Peter Costanzo explained the process for turning a prin...

Comic Books On Your iPad:

macenstein.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Comics and iPads -- two extremely geeky things that go great together. And while I have the DC, Marvel, ComiXology, IDW, and Archie apps, one thing th...

Barnes And Noble Releases Nook Kids App For iPad

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble has introduced a Nook kids for iPad application. The app makes B&N's digital catalog of children's content--which includes 100 new inte...

Making Books Do Things eBooks Can't, And Vice Versa

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mainstream publishers say printed books are far from extinct. Nonetheless, their role in publishing is changing. Amazon.com now sells more e-books tha...

Lend Your Kindle eBooks

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon has launched its program for lending Kindle eBooks, allowing digital readers to share books for a short period of time. The program opened by f...

Barnes And Noble Fails To End Nook Lawsuit

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS - News) lost its bid to dismiss Spring Design Inc's lawsuit accusing the largest U.S. bookseller of illegally copying a s...

Sony eBook Business Different From Apple's

On! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"We are aiming to acquire a share of 40% in the global electronic book market in fiscal 2012," said Sony Corp, which has been leading the US electroni...

Next In Line Of Publishers To Go Digital

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Taschen is to publish its first app this week, a re-release of architectural title Yes is More. Exclusive to the iPad, the £5.99 app will be launche...

How To Turn Your Laptop, Netbook Or Desktop Into An eBook Reader

online-tech-tips.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

So maybe Amazon Kindles and iPads are not your thing. However, you do take your laptop with you to school, work, when traveling, etc. If you're lookin...

'Technology Not Barrier To Depth'

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

And yet, what may be most interesting about the Pew study is its timing, since this is the year e-readers took off. What does it say about us that, on...

Color eReaders Open Door For Picture Book Publishers

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Millions of consumers have embraced black-and-white e-readers like the Kindle for reading simple novels or nonfiction -- but books with color illustra...

Amazon To Sell 'Millions' Of Kindles?

msn.com | Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a forum post unearthed by Daring Fireball, an official post in Amazon's Kindle forum claims that the company has already sold millions of the third...

Ads Coming To eBooks?

wsj.com | EMILY STEEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The marketing world is drawing up plans to invade one of the last bastions of media that is largely advertising-free: books. As e-books proliferate, ...

WATCH: Just How Revolutionary Is Google eBooks?

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Google launched its foray into the publishing market today with Google eBooks, a comprehensive online shopping service that allows users to purchase d...

eBooks Or Book Apps?

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Seated in the conference room of his lower Manhattan office/production studio, Nicholas Callaway, chairman and CEO of Callaway Digital Arts, talked ab...

Sesame Street Adds Monthly Subscription Option To eBooks

blogs.publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street, has added a monthly subscription option to its e-bookstore. Now, for $3.99 per month or $39.99 p...

Publishing's Most Dramatic Move In 2010

idealog.com | Mike Shatzkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The most dramatic event in publishing in 2010? That's easy. It was the face-down between five of the six biggest publishers in the US and Amazon over ...

The Nook

nypost.com | JAMES COVERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble's lavish spending on its $249 Nook e-reader is getting mixed reviews from investors -- including Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle. T...

Books After Amazon:

bostonreview.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For decades the publishing world has been anxious about the end of books. Industry consolidation has led to a much-lamented shift to a business-orient...